more likely to commit suicide than non-veteran females
3 months longer than male veterans to find employment after they leave the military and often earn less despite having the same skills enhanced by military service as men.
female veterans seen at the Veteran’s Health Administration suffer from Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
suffer from mental wounds including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
risk of becoming homeless compared to male veterans
homeless veterans under the age of 45 are female
Female veterans are the fastest growing segment of the homeless veteran population.
FEMALE VETERAN FACTS